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City discusses employee raises for 2011

Employee salary increases was at the heart of the conversation Monday night when the Pembroke City Council reviewed the proposed 2011 budget during a workshop. The complete story is in the Midweek Bryan County News.

December 01, 2010 | By Hallie D. Martin Staff writer | News


Attorney general is losing his war

The Obama administration wants us to believe that one out of 285 ain't bad.

December 01, 2010 | By Rich Lowry Columnist | Opinion


Get a handle on holiday debt

Overheard in a mall when a weary child asked his package-laden mother: "Mom, can we stop shopping yet?"

December 01, 2010 | By David Uffington Dollars and sense | Columnists


Sit down for dinner with colonial garrison

Fort King George State Historic Site will have its annual Christmas dinner with the garrison from 7-8:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 11.

December 01, 2010 | Special to the News | Things to Do


Horoscopes for week of Dec. 1-8

ARIES (March 21 to April 19) At this time you might want to resist that otherwise admirable aries penchant for getting to the heart of a matter quickly. Keep in mind that a delicate situation calls for patience.

December 01, 2010 | Special to the News | Things to Do


Ridiculous advice award goes to...

Every so often, when I'm feeling in an especially mischievous mood (as opposed to my typically mischievous mood), I award a RALPH - Rosemond's Awfully Ludicrous Parenting Honor - to either a parenting pundit who has given exceedingly bad parenting advice or a parent who has done something exceedingly foolish. In either case, to qualify one must have caught the attention of the media.

December 01, 2010 | By John Rosemond Columnist | Columnists


Researchers examine 'visual hiccups'

HOUSTON - Stare at a spinning ceiling fan for a while, and it will eventually - just for a moment - appear to spin in the opposite direction. Although this seems like the kind of visual hiccup that might be observed and just as quickly forgotten, the laboratory of Dr. David Eagleman recognizes glitches of visual perception as crucial for understanding the normal function of the brain.

December 01, 2010 | Special to the News | Health


Dealer giving away 3 cars for holidays

NeSmith Chevrolet Buick GMC of Claxton is hoping to make three people very happy this holiday season.

December 01, 2010 | Special to the News | Business


Area jobless rate declines

The Georgia Department of Labor reported recently that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in the Coastal Georgia area decreased to 8.7 percent in October, down one-tenth of a percentage point from 8.8 percent in September.

December 01, 2010 | Staff report | Business


Love's Travel makes Forbes list

Love's Travel Stops and Country Stores company is celebrating its 10th consecutive year on Forbes magazine's annual list of the nation's largest privately held companies.

December 01, 2010 | Special to the News | Business


Property transfers for Nov. 23-29

The following property transfers were filed with the Bryan County Clerk of Court between Nov. 23-29:

December 01, 2010 | Staff report | Business


Police blotters for Dec. 1

The following are on file with the Richmond Hill Police Department:

December 01, 2010 | Staff report | Public Safety


'Tis the season for something positive

The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution states clearly that nobody can infringe on my right of free speech. You can get in serious trouble for that.

December 01, 2010 | | Opinion


No intention to cause harm

Dear editor: It was never my intention to cause and harm, embarrassment or to bring about any undue discredit or embarrassment to any party by submitting my Letter to the Editor. I merely wanted to bring light to some problems I and other business owners had voiced in working with the Bryan County Board of Commissioners.

December 01, 2010 | | Letters


A few words of thanks from students

Editor's note: The following are from students in Lynn Keen's fourth-grade class at First Christian Academy in Richmond Hill. The letters, which were part of a lesson in letter-writing, are in reference to the large flag that flies over Hwy. 17 near the aqueduct courtesy of Tidal Construction Co. The students noticed in late October that the flag was torn and promptly repaired.

December 01, 2010 | | Letters


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'Sin City: A Dame to Kill For' is decent mix of old, new

"Sin City: A Dame to Kill For" is the long-awaited sequel to the graphically stylized hit from 2005.

August 29, 2014 | By Justin Hall Movie reviewer | Things to Do


Legion poker run supports youth programs

American Legion Post 164 will host a Legion Youth Group Poker Run on Nov. 1 to help support local kids who use the Legion Post for events.

August 29, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Rotary Club launchs Backpacks of Love

The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill has launched a program to help support approximately 70 hungry children who attend our schools and rely on the Backpacks of Love program that they do not go hungry over the weekends and during school vacations.

August 29, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


BoE extends superintendent's contract, approves budget

The Bryan County Board of Education voted Thursday to extend superintendent Dr. Paul Brooksher's contract another two years. The BoE also voted 5-2 to approve a 2015 budget of approximately $55.4 million.

August 28, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Local news


Pine beetle can be beat; not by hugging trees

I got surprised again last week. I get used to working with local growers and gardeners and mercifully forget that there are people in charge of food and fiber resources who are well meaning but profoundly ignorant.

August 28, 2014 | By Don Gardner Extension agent | Business


Citizens EMS academy planned

Has anyone ever wondered what the Bryan County Emergency Services is all about? Ever thought about what it feels like to have fire gear on?

August 28, 2014 | Special to the News | Public Safety


Demographics shifting in schools nationwide

For the first time in American history, schools are in for a massive demographic shift. This fall the overall number of Latino, African-American, Native and Asian students will outnumber non-Hispanic white students.

August 28, 2014 | By Nicole Shepard Deseret News | Education


Georgia icon still giving 'em 'zell'

Nostalgia is popular these days: Retro fashions, disco and '80s pop, "Throwback Thursdays" on social media. What's old is new again, what used to be hip turned square and then back to cool.

August 28, 2014 | Gainesville (Ga.) Times | Opinion


Netflix adds 17 TV show seasons this fall

TV LAND - September is almost here and the summer movie season is all but over. So, what now? How about some TV?

August 28, 2014 | John Clyde OK.com | Hot Topics


Video: Grandpa builds homemade hovercraft for kids

An inventive grandfather built a toy for his family that neighbors are sure to be envious of - a working hovercraft.

August 28, 2014 | Natalie Crofts KSL | Hot Topics


10 things that are wicked attractive about the Northern U.S

Looks like American girls are better off in the North.

August 28, 2014 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Hot Topics


EPD marsh ruling creates a 'fine mess'

For many environmental organizations in Georgia, Earth Day will never be the same.

August 28, 2014 | By Buddy Carter Guest columnist | Opinion


Workshops on managing health issues

The Living Well Coastal Workshop is a free, six-week program on self-managing of health conditions.

August 28, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


PBS's 'Time Team America' highlights GSU work

STATESBORO - In 2012, the PBS show Time Team America tracked the adventures of a Georgia Southern University archaeologist and students at Camp Lawton, a Civil War POW camp in Millen, as they uncovered buried secrets using the latest technology and decades of expertise.

August 28, 2014 | Special to the News | Lifestyle


Community Announcements for Aug. 28

Savannah Regional Central Labor Council presents its annual Labor Day Family Picnic from noon-4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 31, at JF Gregory Park, 521 Cedar St. in Richmond Hill. Free admission. Sponsorships are available. Email Brett A. Hulme at bhulme@bellsouth. net or call 912-507-8037.

August 28, 2014 | Staff Report | Community Announcements


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